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At LBA we are always up to something.  See what new hotels we have opened and which properties have been renovated.  Enjoy the news about our President or Chief Operating Officer.  Take a look at our Inn Crowd newsletter celebrating the contributions our associates are making within their communities.

Laura Allen

As the youngest of five children, Laura learned early on the importance of hard work, lifelong learning and continuously striving for improvement. It is a valuable life lesson she applies every day as Regional Director of Digital Marketing, working to find new ways to help LBA properties build awareness, drive customer loyalty and increase online

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Kevin Butler

Coming from a background in automotive sales, Kevin uses his training and resources provided to him by LBA to maintain a focus on associate engagement, ultimately providing an unmatched customer experience. While attending college in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Kevin began his career in automobile sales where he learned the various aspects of selling including e-commerce and

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Chris Clements

Chris understands the importance of good first impressions – as a well-trained associate and as a new hotel property. Responsible for making sure each LBA property is ready before opening its doors to guests, he oversees the myriad of details involved with bringing each hotel and each team member in line with LBA standards. Before

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Ross Dorough

As Director of Development, Ross is responsible for securing new business opportunities for LBA, including site selection of new hotel development projects. Through networking and spending time in markets across the Southeast, Ross generates opportunities that lead to consistent growth for LBA. A graduate of Samford University, Ross has more than 15 years of experience

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Cindy Edenfield

With more than three decades of experience, Cindy uses her expertise to achieve maximum efficiency and compliance in the fast-paced flow of financial statements and accounting processes for LBA properties and the company’s construction division. After earning a degree in accounting from Florida State University and a Master of Business Administration from Troy State University

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Mary Ewing

Mary brings her expertise in high volume, high end, multi-platform operations to her role as Corporate Director of Food and Beverage. As a resourceful leader, she is able to foster the mission of providing quality service in beautiful and comfortable settings for guests to enjoy during their stay with LBA. Throughout her career, Mary served

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Kurt Gyalog

As the Director of Business Intelligence, Kurt has the ability to design, create and implement cutting edge tools and resources to support in-depth analysis of property performance to drive business decisions and maximize financial results for our owners. Kurt joined the LBA team in 2014, bringing with him a degree in Hospitality Meeting and Travel

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Marsha Lacey

As Director of Human Resources at LBA, Marsha is dedicated to helping each team member unlock their potential through training and development. Experience in various industries led to her great passion for understanding people and providing a positive influence. With advanced degrees in human resource management, Marsha has established a proven record of success working

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Chris Landry

As Regional Director of Sales, Chris has found the key to success in hard work, authentic relationships and loyalty. His parents set an early example for Chris, instilling in him the importance of dedication and a strong work ethic in achieving a higher level of success.  Before joining LBA, Chris worked in the tourism industry

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Mona Letourneau

As Regional Director of Sales, Mona shares LBA’s belief that the fundamentals of success begin with the proper training, support and employee culture. It is a basic tenet she has embraced throughout nearly three decades in the hospitality industry and uses every day in providing regional sales support and exploring new opportunities for business growth

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